Things to do in and around Atlanta on Tuesday, May 15

On Tuesday, the week may just be getting started but that shouldn’t stop you from taking advantage of fun performances, exhibits and performances. Here’s a few worth checking out:

BACKYARD WILDERNESS

"Backyard Wilderness," a new giant screen movie at Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta encourages folks to explore an ecosystem of critters, plants, animals, and more. Showing now through August 2 at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm Evening showtimes available during Fernbank After Dark on April 13, May 11 and June 8 Tickets: $8-$13. 767 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta. 404-929-6300, www.fernbankmuseum.org.

TRIASSIC PARQ: THE MUSICAL

Chaos is unleashed when one dinosaur in a clan of females spontaneously turns male. The mutation spawns a chain reaction of identity crises. Now through May 26. "Triassic Parq: The Musical." Out of Box Theatre, Artisan Resource Center, 585 Cobb Parkway S., Marietta. 678-653-4605, www.outofboxtheatre.com.

“MARK STEINMETZ: TERMINUS”

Mark Steinmetz finds something special at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. "Training his camera on the goings-on at the world's busiest airport, Athens-based photographer Mark Steinmetz captures this unique world in a bubble," writes Felicia Feaster for the AJC, "zeroing in on those stolen moments, finding the peculiar and particular within the grand scheme." The exhibition continues through June 3, and the High Museum of Art is open Tuesdays-Sundays. $14.50; free for ages 5 and younger and members. 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-4444, www.high.org.

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